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at the indianapolis motor speedway. peter lenz fell off his bike and was run over by another motorcycle. the team from vancouver, washington, was hit during a warm-up lap. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. high temperature helped create a slick track that may have contributed to the accident. lenz was a rising star in teen racing. >> he was 13 years old. very accomplished. nine national championships in various forms of two-wheel racing. had been racing with us for two full seasons. >> lenz is the youngest racer ever killed at the indianapolis motor speedway. >>> former baseball star roger clemens will appear in court today for the first time since he was indicted by a federal grand jury. while this afternoon's hearing in washington is expected to be short, it's been anticipated for more than two years. tara mergener has more from washington. she joins us live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, betty. today's hearing should be a simple one. clemens will be asked if he understands the charges and to enter a plea. legendary pitcher roger clemens is expected to plead not g
will go live for the latest details on that. >>> tragedy in indianapolis. a promising 13-year-old motorcycle racer loses his life. >> i am here at the ohio state university. we will talk about how ohio is hom to many key congressional districts. will it help the gop take back the house?  no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. stay twice... earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at choicehotels.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on s
preseason action, it was buffalo hosting indianapolis and toronto, canada. the opening minutes, bills' rookie spiller began scoring as he broke tackles, went outside and cut back on a 31-yard touchdown run. >>> and tom brady and fred taylor and the patriots' first string scored easily against falcons. with a 20-10 preseason victory. >>> roger federer's trick shot is a big hit on youtube. as he was shooting a tv commercial the tennis champ knocked a bottle off a crew member's head with a blazing serve. he did it a second time. federer said, quote, it worked out. i'm happy. i bet the crew member was too, too. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top story. >>> backyard chickens. city folks try their hand at raising a flock of hens. [ sighs ] ugh. over here! put your roots in reverse. with root touch-up, by nice 'n easy. it extends the life of your color in 10 minutes with a seamless match to any brand -- guaranteed! roots are outta there. with root touch-up by nice 'n easy. roots are outta there. there's oil out there we've got to capture. my job is to hunt it down. i'm fr
-old amateur motorcycle racer was killed yesterday in a crash in indianapolis. he had been a rising star in the racing world. this video shows him riding a bike at 125 miles an hour. today race organizers said they will not launch a formal investigation into his death, but they will review their safety procedures. motorcycle racing is not the only dangerous sport. a new study says there's been a sharp increase in concussions among young athletes playing other sports such as football and soccer. over a ten-year period, emergency-room visits for concussions among middle-school aged children nearly doubled. medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton has more about this. jennifer, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, harry. some of this dramatic increase is due to the growing awareness of the dangers of concussions, but experts say many cases still go unreported. >> go, go. >> reporter: like so many competitive young athletes, 17-year-old zoe loveman loves to play hard. >> i went out for a header with another player. and as i was coming down she was still sort of making her up to the ball
indianapolis motor speedway. peter lenz fell off his bike in a warm-up lap and was run over by another motorcycle which was driven by a 12-year-old. >>> well, we've been showing amazing video all week from a rare expedition from the "titanic" far out in the atlantic. hurricane danielle temporarily put it on hold. the plan is to get back to work in a week. nbc's kerry sanders live in newfoundland for us this morning. so the weather got in the way, huh? >> reporter: well, i know. and isn't that ironic? because if you think about it, it was the weather with an iceberg that did in the "titanic" 98 years ago and strange this morning as we had the captain making the decision to get out of there because danielle was going to be following up the gulf stream which is, you know, that warm water off the east coast just like a highway for a hurricane. and going straight to the spot where the "titanic" went down. he said the seas might be upwards of 40 feet. i said, i'm with you. let's get out of here but we had mother nature taking the ". >> tannic" down. we woke up this morning, shrouded in fog j
motorcyclist killed at the indianapolis speedway. the 13-year-old was run over by another motorcycle. the accident is sparking debate about now young is too young for the sport. stewart aiken speaks for the racers. >> these people have proven time and time again, their skills have proven that their more than ready for a track like this. absolutely. >> it was the first death at that track since an indycar driver was killed during a test run back in 2003. >>> we have new video of those 33 miners awaiting rescue in capitol hilly. the men seem to be mostly in good spiriteds. they say things have improved since beginning to receive water and food from the surface. some of the men do appear emotional when they address their families and friends. the men will have to help move thousands of tons of rock that's expected to fall in the mining as the rescue tunnel is drilled from above. >>> well, this hasn't happened in more than 400 years, the mound sinabung volcano in indonesia is now erupting. some airports have been diverted because of poor visibility. >>> and in medical news this morning,
-year-old motorcycle racer at the indianapolis speedway. his name was peter lentz and died yesterday after wiping up before a warmup lap on a race. he was run over by another rider who was 12 years old. he's the youngest to ever die on that same speedway. >> all right. seven time cy young award winner roger clemens will be arraigned in washington, d.c. that will be at 2:00 eastern today. the six count indictment accuses him of lying to congress when he claims he never used steroids or h.g.h., human growth hormones. if convicted, clemens faces between 15 and 21 months behind bars and he has that civil suit looming if he pleads guilty or cuts a deal. >> he has a few issues. >> the imam behind the proposed mosque near ground zero said election year politics are to blame for the fueling of the islamic center. in an interview with the paper, rauf blames a tiny minority for leading the opposition. rauf compared the struggle of muslims to america to the earlier struggles of jews and cathol catholic immigrants. he made the comments during a taxpayer funded trip to the middle east. >> canadi
that speech. meanwhile, vice president biden appears tomorrow in indianapolis to speaks to the vfw. also on iraq. and also this morning, alex, 50,000 troops still left in iraq. u.s. troops. they are not going to be called combat troops but they are combat ready. today the leader of american forces there, lieutenant general ray odierno, says he cannot see a scenario in which they engaged in combat unless he says, quote, a complete failure on the part of the iraqi forces there to force u.s. troops to become involved once again. >> how is the weather holding for the president? wasn't he out playing golf earlier? >> yeah. we understand that he's still playing golf. it's windy. we've had a little off and on rain. not a deluge yet. we expect to see that weather you're experiencing on the east coast and in new york to creep up this way. the president, he's something of a die hard when it comes to golf. this is his second round since getting here on thursday afternoon. >> hope he has a good game. thanks so much, mike viqueira. >>> this morning iran's president is calling it the ambassador of de
. a 13-year-old motorcycle racer killed in a crash at the indianapolis motor speedway. his name was peter lengths. here is a picture. he reportedly fell off his bike during a warm-up lap for a race yesterday. another motorcycle racer hit him. we have video of peter on his bike from his web site. he is the youngest rider ever killed at the speedway. a spokesman for the united states grand prix racer's association says the teens who race know what they are doing. >> we have been racing at almost every single track in the country. big tracks, small tracks. you name it these kids have proven time and time again that their skills, their training, their background and everything have proven that these guys are more than ready for a track like this. >> shepard: well, the union reports it will review its safety rules but will not conduct a formal investigation into the death of 13-year-old peter lentz she claims the purse was not hers. the arrest report says it was. she is paris hilton and back with johnny law. talk about trouble, the entire east coast keeping an eye on hurricane you recall. -- e
on our broadcast this morning. there was a tragedy over the weekend at the indianapolis motor speedway. as people work their way up the ranks there are always these levels of competition. this is for teenagers. motorcycle racers. they are going over 100 miles an hour. this young guy loses control and there he is, he is saying, look, i within the over my handle bars but i'm okay. look out for me, i'm okay. and then as the pack caught up, unfortunately, he ended up dying. we are going to speak to some fans who were eyewitness to that crash. plus a quick-thinking subway motorman here in new york city stops his train as he is coming into the station just in the nick of time. wow, what a story. we have him in the studio. mrs. a complete wrap-up of last night's prime time emmys, who won, who should have won. and who looked good doing it. because isn't that really the most important thing? >> absolutely. >> excellent. sounds like a great show. see you at 7:00, harry. >> thanks, harry. >>> a check of today's top stories when we come back. >> and an air guitar champ is crowned. today's top stor
will be performed today on the body of a teenage motorcycle racer who was killed at the indianapolis motor speedway. 13-year-old peter lenz died after falling off his bike during a warm-up lap. he was then run over by another rider. he's the youngest rider ever killed on that famous track. >>> president obama is back at the white house preparing for a major speech tomorrow night on iraq. he joins thousands of others on new orleans sunday, marking the fifth anniversary of hurricane katrina. tahman bradley reports. ♪ >> reporter: sunday night, a celebration of the city's determination and resiliency. five years after hurricane katrina. earlier in the day, residents of new orleans' lower ninth ward marched in remembrance of the disaster that wiped out their neighborhood. >> been five years. slow, she process. >> reporter: new orleans may be on the road to recovery, but some residents still left out. speaking at xavier university, president obama said he'll stand with new orleans as work continues to make the city whole. >> i wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly, my administr
to albuquerque. minneapolis 88. indianapolis 93. 87 here in new york. 94 in miami. >>> well, commuter rail is getting a little safer and more comfortable for women in indonesia. >> indonesia is the world's most populous muslim country. the new train cars should help them ride without unwanted advances or harassment. the special cars are located in the front and the back of the train and they feature bright pink and orange seats. >> the women ride in style. similar services are offered to rail commuters in japan, india and brazil as well. >> great idea. we'll be right back with more "world news now." hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no co
99 in phoenix. mostly 90s from omaha to indianapolis. 92 in boston. 96 in new york. and upper 80s from atlanta to new orleans. >>> and now to other news. there is little reaction from the u.s. government about the arrest of two men who took a united airlines flight from chicago to amsterdam. however, law enforcement sources tell abc news the men have been charged with preparation of a terrorist attack. brian ross has details. >> in custody in the netherlands are two men, both natives of yemen, who lived in the u.s. legally. ahmed mohamed al soofi and hasan al murisi. started their flights at birmingham yesterday. flew to chicago o'hare and then changed plans right at o'hare but sent their bags on in a separate flight. they flew to the netherlands but the bags were going on to dubai. and with what was in the bags that concerns law enforcement authorities. the security of people in birmingham realized that al soofi had $7,000 in cash, bulky clothing. in addition, in the bags cell phones taped to a pepto-bismol bottle, a mock explosive. that's what the fbi is saying tonight. three ot
, indianapolis, to cleveland, detroit. notice the east coast is pretty good from d.c. northward on saturday. by the time sunday arrives, all that wet weather and the cold front heads to the east coast so on the eastern seaboard, the message is saturday's your better day of the weekend. great lakes or midwest, sunday's the better day of the weekend. that's your weekend forecast. you are watching "morning joe." ♪ hi, a number two please? would you like that to hurt now, or later? uh, what? sir, it's a simple question, do you want heartburn pain now or later? [ male announcer ] these heartburn medicines make you choose between hurting now, or later. pepcid® complete doesn't. it starts to neutralize acid in seconds and keeps it under control all day or all night. sometimes you gotta make compromises, man. [ male announcer ] no you don't, man. pepcid® complete works now and works later. [ male announcer ] we all need people who will be there for us in life. people who say, "we're with you, no matter what." at wachovia and wells fargo, we're with you, when a house turns into a home... ...when
has not been identified. >>> the death of a 13-year-old on the indianapolis motor speedway is sparking debate about how young is too young for racers to be competing on one of the world's best-known tracks. motorcycle racer peter lenz died sunday after falling off his bike and getting run over by another cycle driven by a 12-year-old. >>> a tragic accident in ecuador sunday when a bus ran off a highway and overturned killing 38 people and injuring a dozen others. police believe a driver fell asleep, although the cause of the crash is still under investigation. >>> a volcano in western indonesia that has been dormant for mour than four centuries is erupting today. people living on the slopes of mt. sinabung. >>> the comic book superhero was arrested today in sydney after scaling a building with his barehands. robaire is known forri climbing the tallest buildings without ropes or equipment. it is 8:04. back now to al in los angeles. >>> it's a pleasant morning on this monday morning, back to work and school. i'm meteorologist tom kierein. right now, sunshine, temperatures are beginning t
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